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Nurse was so incompetent she gave Lucozade instead of glucose drip and couldn't even take a pulse

 
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Nurse was so incompetent she gave Lucozade instead of glucose drip and couldn't even take a pulse
A nurse trained to grade five standard of care was so incompetent she couldn't even calculate a patient's heart rate, a disciplinary hearing heard.

Juleth McKenzie was hauled in front of the Nursing and Midwifery Council after she gave a dialysis patient a drink of Lucozade instead of a glucose drip.

The nurse, who worked at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, didn't know the difference between milligrams and micrograms and checked a patient's temperature instead of blood pressure - despite having qualified eight years ago.


Read more: [link to www.dailymail.co.uk]

We're always being told the NHS wouldn't manage without these wonderful workers.





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